|Poster:||Alison OK||Date:||Oct 2, 2018 10:15am|
|Forum:||news||Subject:||Motherboard: The Internet Archive Fixes 9 Million Broken Links on Wikipedia|
But the Internet Archive has been actively working to address this problem. According to a blog posted Monday, the archive has spent the last five years backing up nearly 9 million links referenced in Wikipedia and close to 300 Wikimedia sites across 22 different languages. And since 2015, a software bot called IABot has been identifying woking links that can replace the broken ones.
“When broken links are discovered, IABot searches for archives in the Wayback Machine and other web archives to replace them with,” the blog post reads.
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This post was modified by Alison OK on 2018-10-02 17:15:56